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Greens to invest in giving Australians access to justice

The Greens have announced a comprehensive access to justice plan to restore the Liberal Government’s cuts and invest $716 million in community legal services and legal aid.

Greens justice spokesperson Senator Nick McKim said:

“Access to justice is a fundamental human right that unfortunately has been denied to too many Australians because of the Abbott-Turnbull Government’s cuts.

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Everyone deserves fair access to social services

Leader for the Australian Greens Senator Richard Di Natale wants to strengthen Australia’s social safety net to build a social security system for the 21st century, and boost social services funding to ensure guaranteed access to essential community services.

"Every Australian should feel safe that community services will be there for them when they need it. The Australian Greens believe that we need to guarantee access to essential community services.

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Greens would make ABC iView audio description trials permanent

The Australian Greens are calling for ABC iView audio description trials to be made permanent, launching a package that would ensure the continued rollout of the important service for people who are blind or vision impaired.

“At the moment Australia is lagging behind other countries when it comes to providing audio descriptions on television programs for people with disability.

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Greens would make ABC iView audio description trials permanent

The Australian Greens are calling for ABC iView audio description trials to be made permanent, launching a package that would ensure the continued rollout of the important service for people who are blind or vision impaired.

“At the moment Australia is lagging behind other countries when it comes to providing audio descriptions on television programs for people with disability.

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We’re with Melinda: Greens support single mum who confronted the Prime Minister about cuts to the Family Tax Benefit

The Australian Greens have today expressed support for single mum Melinda who confronted the Prime Minister about cuts to the Family Tax Benefit.

“It takes a lot of courage to push through a press pack and confront the Prime Minister about unfair cuts to struggling parents, but that is exactly what Melinda has done today.

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